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Articles from the November 11, 2013 edition

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  • Another QB hurt, Packers D dented by Eagles

    Nov 11, 2013

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers carried a clipboard. Seneca Wallace wore a knit cap and a downtrodden look relegated to the sideline with a sore groin. Ravaged again by injuries, the Packers still got a good performance out of third-string quarterback and former practice squad player Scott Tolzien considering the circumstances. As it turns out, quarterback may not have been the biggest concern for coach Mike McCarthy following a 27-13 loss Sunday to the Philadelphia Eagles . "We had a lot... Full story

  • All alone in first place

    Nov 11, 2013

    CHICAGO (AP) - Calvin Johnson saw the defensive coverage. Same for Matthew Stafford, and they knew exactly what to do. The result was a franchise record for one of the NFL's best wide receivers, and a big win for the Detroit Lions. Johnson caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Stafford with 2:22 to go, helping the Lions edge Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears 21-19 on Sunday in a key matchup of NFC North rivals. "I knew immediately that one of us on the outside was going to get it," Johnson said.... Full story

  • Runners, walkers raise money for Wounded Warrior Project

    Cortney Ofstad|Nov 11, 2013

    IRONWOOD - About 40 runners and walkers braved the chilly morning on Saturday to participate in the first ever Honor Our Veterans Walk/Run/Roll. Participants were not required to pay a fee to join the event, and they were not timed during the event. The focus instead was to help raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. According to race co-coordinator Forrest Kivisto, the event was very successful early. "We haven't even started the race yet, and we have already raised $450 for the Wounded... Full story

  • Area singers light up stage

    Cortney Ofstad|Nov 11, 2013

    IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre played host to some local and national talent on Saturday as part of the third annual HIT Idol contest. More than 40 youth, teens and adults competed in HIT Idol, and six winners were announced Saturday night. Youth winners included Hurley seventh grader Haydn Lamerand, performing "Almost Love" by A Fine Frenzy, and Ewen-Trout Creek seventh grader Ava Moilanen, performing "Feeling Good" by Nina Simone. Teen winners included Ironwood freshman Ethan... Full story

  • Marine Corps celebrates 238th birthday

    Katie Perttunen|Nov 11, 2013

    HURLEY - Members of the Gogebic-Iron Detachment of the Marine Corps League celebrated the 238th birthday of the United States Marine Corps on Sunday. More than 30 Marines, former Marines, and their guests attended the event. This year is also the 70th anniversary of the 2nd Marine Division landing on Tarawa, the 45th anniversary of the Battle of Hue City, and the 10th anniversary of the "March Up" to Baghdad. Festivities began with a posting of the colors, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the singi... Full story

  • Laura Jane Hill

    Nov 11, 2013

    BERGLAND, Mich. - Laura Jane Hill, 97, of Bergland, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at her home. She was born in Eveleth, Minn., on Dec. 28, 1915, to the late George and Laura (Mortenson) Perham. Laura attended schools in Eveleth, Ely and Wolf, Minn. She graduated college from the University of Minnesota. On June 18, 1943, Laura was united in marriage to the late Herman Oscar Hill in Eveleth. She taught school in Bergland and Pontiac before returning to teach in Bergland and White Pine schoo... Full story

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